J. Lynn Rowan

About me

J. Lynn Rowan fell in love with writing and history at an early age, and by the time she entered high school, she had decided to combine the two. Her current work in progress is a historical romance set during the American Civil War, of which she is an avid student.

When she is not writing or researching, she teaches elementary school near Syracuse, New York.

From my website

To Those Who Are About to Teach…

There’s been so much in the media the past couple years about public education and teaching, it’s easy to understand why many teachers are growing more and more discouraged about the career – or as it’s better known for most of us, the calling – we’ve chosen to pursue. As…

Reflections on Mother’s Day

To someone living outside my perspective, today, my first Mother’s Day, didn’t proceed in any unusual or special manner. In fact, in a lot of ways, it proceeded just like a normal Sunday. And yet all those normal moments are so special because, at long last, I am a mother.…

How a Pantser Became a Plotter

Every now and then, you come across an article or some other resource that talks about how to begin writing a story. Some people swear by outlines or long synopses, while others believe you should just start writing and see what happens. The first sort are known as Plotters. The…

 
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